As Fires Burn in Northern California, Arts Institutions Close Doors [Updated]

As Fires Burn in Northern California, Arts Institutions Close Doors [Updated]

Mark di Suvero, For Veronica, 1987. COURTESY DI ROSA COLLECTION, ISRAEL VALENCIA As fires rage throughout parts of northern California, Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency, describing the situation as one of the worst firestorms in the state’s...
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Equifax data hack affected 694,000 UK customers

Equifax data hack affected 694,000 UK customers

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The massive data breach affects even more UK customers than first admitted The beleaguered credit reference agency Equifax has now admitted that 694,000 customers in the UK had their data stolen between May and July...
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Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to IQ test

Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to IQ test

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump has challenged his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, to an IQ test, in the latest sign of discord between the two. He made the remark in a magazine interview when asked about reports...
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Check Out These Massive Straw Art Sculptures on Japan’s Honshu Island

Check Out These Massive Straw Art Sculptures on Japan’s Honshu Island

Japan’s fall rice harvest is finished, but the remnants continue to find new life as art in rural Japan, especially in Niigata Prefecture on the island of Honshu. Since 2008, the Niigata Wara Art Festival has showcased massive sculptures made from ric...
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Fertility MOT tests ‘a waste of money’

Fertility MOT tests ‘a waste of money’

Image copyright Getty Images Fertility tests marketed at women worried they have left it too late to have a baby, can be a “waste of money”. Ovarian reserve tests, which can cost £100 or more, measure hormones in blood to...
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World Bank Must Stop Encouraging Harmful Tax Competition

World Bank Must Stop Encouraging Harmful Tax Competition

Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Featured, Financial Crisis, Global, Globalisation, Headlines, Labour, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Trade & Investment | Opinion Anis Chowdhury, a former professor of economics at the University o...
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Weinstein left by wife as sex scandal deepens

Weinstein left by wife as sex scandal deepens

Harvey Weinstein’s wife has announced she is leaving him following a series of sexual harassment claims made against the Hollywood mogul. British fashion designer Georgina Chapman described her husband’s behaviour as “unforgivable” and ...
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Bigg Boss 11 Day 9 synopsis: Vikas returns after leaving house; Puneesh, Bandgi falling in love?

Bigg Boss 11 Day 9 synopsis: Vikas returns after leaving house; Puneesh, Bandgi falling in love?

Bigg Boss 11 luxury budget taskTwitter Day 9 of Bigg Boss saw the housemates trying to know padosis better. The episode also saw a major fight between Vikas Gupta and Hina Khan besides the Luxury Budget Task.  Padosis and housemates: Mehjabi Siddiqui...
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Job Cuts, Cash Crunch, All Because Of GST, Say Kashmir’s Carpet Traders

Job Cuts, Cash Crunch, All Because Of GST, Say Kashmir’s Carpet Traders

Srinagar:  Nazir Ahmad Dar’s livelihood is literally hanging by a thread. The carpet-weaver who lives on the outskirts of Srinagar is under distress after the national sales tax GST was implemented in Kashmir valley. He had to shut over 20...
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In Pakistan, Growing Concern Over Tensions Between Military And Civilian Leaders

In Pakistan, Growing Concern Over Tensions Between Military And Civilian Leaders

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addresses his party workers’ convention Oct. 4 in Lahore. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz...
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Pittsburgh Penguins honoured by Donald Trump at White House

Pittsburgh Penguins honoured by Donald Trump at White House

President Donald Trump is honoring the Stanley Cup winning Pittsburgh Penguins, calling them “true champions and incredible patriots.”Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office on Tuesday. He celebrated their second consecutive championship in the Ea...
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